How to Get the Most out of Writing Challenges

How to Get the Most out of Writing Challenges

Writing is some serious labor and it’s not always easy to get yourself to start. Using writing challenges to push yourself forward can be highly effective. There are many different options to choose from and you can try them out one after another if you wish....
A Statement to Write First and Edit Later

A Statement to Write First and Edit Later

Todays topic is one that most of you probably heard about before. There are different ways to actually write your first draft, but I’¬ím a huge advocate for writing your first draft without editing what you write. Let me explain my reasons. First and foremost...
Better your Craft with Daily Writing

Better your Craft with Daily Writing

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. – Will Durant I guess most of us have heard this phrase at some point and I’m rather fond of it to be honest. It leaves room for improvement, for change and for betterment. And it...
First Aid for Writer’s Block

First Aid for Writer’s Block

Symptoms It doesn’t matter if you’re an author, a blogger or a journalist: No writer is safe. I have already been caught by it a few times. They mostly lasted only a few days, but there were times when it went on for weeks and I was scared that I would...
The 3 different Point of Views

The 3 different Point of Views

The Point of View defines from which angle a story is told and what the story teller actually knows. There are three major perspectives: First Person Limited / Multiple Third Person Omniscient Third Person For each of these you have to remember that the author is not...
In 4 Steps to The Ideal Reader

In 4 Steps to The Ideal Reader

Did you ever spend a minute to think about who you’re writing your book for? Having an idea of who your target audience is, is extremely valuable. You’ll be able to write clearer and more enticing, because you’ll know what those readers expect....